Total loan: $3,725

Youth Stars Female Farmers Group

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Madina Village, Northern Province, Sierra Leone / Agriculture

Youth Stars Female Farmers Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to pay for improved seed, organic inputs, and a tractor rental, which will allow these farmers to escape subsistence by farming a larger area with a higher yield.

Youth Stars Female Farmers Group's story

Neneh S (first from right), the featured borrower of the Youth Stars Female Farmers, would like to sincerely thank all the Kiva lenders for their first loan. It enabled her to break free from the local lenders who were charging nearly 100% interest. As a result, all group members have fully recovered their businesses, have repaid their first loan, and are successfully farming again after the devastation of Ebola. The group is now seeking a second loan to expand further. The profits will be used to ensure all members' children go to school.